Standing on the shores of the Arabian Sea, sandy Baga Beach is a popular spot for water sports.Baga is a coastal town in the western Indian state of Goa. Baga Beach Market features stalls selling handicrafts and textiles held on Saturday nights . The beach extends to the lively Calangute beach on its southern part which is then further extended to Candolim and Sinquerium beach .
Baga is located 30kms north from Panjim . Baga beach is the perfect destination to witness beautiful sunsets and enjoy the cool morning breeze. Tito’s lane , the path to the Baga beach is very famous for its nightlife . People from all across the world come to party here at Tito’s , Mambo’s and Brito’s . The shacks come to life in the late evening with lightings and blasting music all around . Baga beach is also very famous for the various watersports done there .
Tito’s lane is lined with an array of tattoo parlours, tarot shops, palmistry shops, spas, sun decks and some amazing food and drinks shack which gives you a chance to live out your perfect beach holiday. After having enough rest at your place you can also indulge yourself in various water sports activities and do some shopping for your self and family . You can begin your mornings with scerene beauty of the beach . Baga beach has a no. of options that can attract each breed of traveller .
For adventure sports freaks Baga beach has a no of options . Starting from the basic ones, you can make your way up to more challenging activities as well. Choose your pick from banana boats, bumper boats, water scooter, Jet Ski, dolphin cruises, and parasailing if you wish to enjoy the scenery of the Baga Beach. Options of surfing is also available at this beach .
Other water sports here include body boarding, single and double kayaking, paddle boarding, knee boarding, speed boat rides, surf board lessons, wake boards. You can indulge in any of these activities for a period of 10 minutes to about an hour . The options for amusement parks is also available for the kids like the Blue Whale Water Park, Monsoon Fun Park, and Snowpark, where the little one can have their own version of water sports fun.
The best part of this site , which attracts the people to come and live near Baga and Calangute is that it has a number of options to party and roar out with your friends .
- Café Mambos:A big crowd comes to Goa to visit cafe Mambos itself . Mambos plays variants of disco and house music and you can easily dance through out . Opening hours are from 20:00 to 3:30 in the morning. The entrance fee is 1500 rupees for a couple, 2,000 rupees for single males. Alcohol is included in the price.
- Club Titos:Club Titos plays on electronic and Indian Bollywood music and hosts a no of custom parties of this region . Timings of Titos are from 21:30 to 3:00 in the morning. The entrance fee is 1500 rupees for a couple, alcohol included.
The list does not end here , there are a lot like Kamaki, Cape Town Cafe, Red Square and Ivy where you can get inside and party harder if you are not into enjoying these famous clubs .
For the Gypsys who come to explore there inner voice , Baga Beach also has some good options for them too .They can begin their day with a walk on beautiful scerene beach which has a long stretch and give your body a workout with ABS Yoga Retreat Centre at Titos Lane 2, yoga and meditation sessions can be taken here . Aroma Thai Day Spa which offers foot, head, neck, shoulder, and full-body massages, or Glamazon Salon & Spa and the Ora Regenesis Spa which have similar facilities as well .
How to Reach Baga Beach:-
Baga Bach is around 45 kms from the Debolim airport from where it takes 1:30 hrs to reach Baga beach by a cab . Cabs are available at the airport for pick up and drops .
Even if you talk about food , Baga road is the name where you will find all the varieties from North to South Indian food , Chinese , Goanese , Continental and lip smacking delicacies . So you can head to Baga even if you people are hungry and in search of some mouth watering food .
Shopping at Baga
Shopping at Baga will definitely be a good thing to do while you are on your trip to Goa . Arpora Saturday Night Flea Market is a wonderful spot where you can shop , eat , party , enjoy . There are a number of stall with fabulous clothes , bags , leather materials , home decorations , live instrumental music performances wine and dine stalls , A magic shop by the name of World Famous Magic Shop even offers to teach its magic tricks within 2 minutes.
So you can wine , dine , shop , dance , listen to music and enjoy your night at the place till 2am .
Top best 5 restaurants at Baga Beach
You can have all types of food at Baga – North and South Indian, Chinese, Continental, and Goanese. There are shacks on the beach and restaurants at Tito’s Lane and elsewhere in Baga too.
- Cape Town Café
- Dream Catcher
- Go with the Flow
Water sports at Baga :
There are plenty of options to choose from, such as –
* Jet Ski
* Banana riding with or without a dip
* Bumper ride
* Body boarding
* Single and double kayaking
* Paddle boarding
* Knee boarding
* Speed boat rides
* Surf board lessons
* Wake boards
So I hope visiting and staying near Baga beach will definitely be a good idea when you visit Goa this time.